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Neil Lennon ‘angry and sad’ for friends abused by Barry Bennell

News
There were huge hold-ups on the bypass. Picture: Traffic Scotland

Hunt for motorist who abandoned car on bypass causing traffic chaos

Edinburgh

Edinburgh car parking rate rise branded ‘highway robbery’

Transport

Edinburgh cinema will host dog-friendly film screening

Entertainment

‘Devil incarnate’ paedophile Barry Bennell jailed for 30 years

News

Irvine Welsh: ‘I had a criminal record aged 8’

Entertainment

West Lothian gang launch ‘vicious’ attack on man with workmen’s tools

Crime

Pete Wishart rules himself out of SNP deputy race

Politics

Helen Martin: Why cyclists should all be ‘lightmares’

Helen Martin
Craig Laidlaw gets to work as MSP Joe FitzPatrick and the other graduates of the work placement scheme look on. Picture: Alan Richardson

BT connects young workers with skills

News
Staff member Beth Fisher at Earthy Food Stores, Canonmills. 
Pic Neil Hanna

Future of Earthy in doubt after business in administration

Edinburgh
Lisa Stephenson. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Cancer survivor who defied odds smashes Maggie’s fundraising aim

News 2
Fergus Johnnie Graham completed 32 operational flights

Bomber Command gunner Fergus ‘Johnnie’ Graham remembered

News
Screenings for mothers and babies can be a lifeline for new mums. Picture: Cate Gillon

Parents could be allowed to bring babies to watch 15-rated films

Entertainment 3

Leith unites to help homeless man drenched with bucket of water

News 27
Ryan Montgomery receives the Dougie Geddes award from Corstorphine Rotary Club president Arthur Barlow

‘Remarkable’ Ryan is a real lifesaver

News 1

Top city firms named at Edinburgh Business Awards

Business 1

‘My sister was with me every step of the way to Everest Base Camp’

News 2

Family of Edinburgh mum who died in bin lorry crash agree £800k compensation

News
Inverness Sheriff Court. Picture: Neil Hanna

Man kept owl heads in jam jars to sell as artefacts for witches

Crime
Michael Mowat

Family pay tribute to killer murdered in prison

Crime 1
Liam Colgan. Picture: Contributed

Family confirm first sighting of missing Liam Colgan

Crime

West Lothian man assaulted his neighbour and smashed in window

Our Region

Two men in court over Edinburgh house robberies

Crime

Hunt for motorist who abandoned car on bypass causing traffic chaos

Edinburgh

West Lothian gang launch ‘vicious’ attack on man with workmen’s tools

Crime
Network Rail say 2500 staff will be working around the clock to complete the works. Picture: Contributed

Network Rail ‘will work around clock’ to finish £23m upgrades

News
There were huge hold-ups on the bypass. Picture: Traffic Scotland

Hunt for motorist who abandoned car on bypass causing traffic chaos

Edinburgh

Edinburgh car parking rate rise branded ‘highway robbery’

Transport 19
A cyclist in a flourescent jacket can be seen clearly. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Helen Martin: Why cyclists should all be ‘lightmares’

Opinion 1

Video: Man arrested after digger crashes into Buckie building

Transport

Cycling allocated 10% of Edinburgh’s transport budget

Edinburgh 6

Railway chief targets Edinburgh-Glasgow in 39 minutes

Transport 4

Lothian NHS staff worst hit over parking permit queue

Health 5

Letter: Edinburgh potholes are a symbol of worn out infrastructure

News 3

ScotRail forced to halve carriages on some Edinburgh-Glasgow trains

Transport 9

University of Edinburgh students demand lecture strike compensation

News 3
Anas Sarwar said more needed to be done to encourage ethnic minorities to enter the teaching profession in Scotland. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland needs more ethnic minority head teachers, says Sarwar

Politics 2

Concerns over ‘diluted’ teacher training standards

News 1
When did the good old Scottish school disco turn into a High School Prom?

Susan Morrison: Down with Proms, bring back school discos!

Opinion

Edinburgh University researcher in chemical spill alert

Edinburgh

Poor pupils in Edinburgh missing out on school uniform assistance

Education 3

Young city musicians to perform for Prince Harry and Meghan visit

News

Kids could be left without classroom due to planning gaffe

Education 4
Mervyn Miller (age 70)
. Edinburgh charity Birthlink help people affected by adoption.

Edinburgh pensioner mourns loss of funding for Birthlink charity

Health
Liz Leckie is planning to take her motorbike around Europe. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Liz Leckie: You can’t crush my spirit, Cancer

Opinion
Medical marijuana on display at a dispensary in Los Angeles, California. Picture: Getty

Calls for British boy to be given medical cannabis licence

News
Among the other controversial proposals are introducing portion limits on the size of takeaway, pub and restaurant meals. Picture: PA

Plans to curb junk food and takeaway portion size in Scotland

Politics
NHS staff across Edinburgh and the Lothians face the worst wait in Scotland to get a parking ticket, Photo by Jayne Wright

Lothian NHS staff worst hit over parking permit queue

Health 5
Plans to move maintenance helpdesk jobs from Little France to Lanarkshire have been attacked

Concern over move to ‘centralise’ Edinburgh Royal Infirmary fixers

News 3

Family’s video of teen’s struggle with cerebral palsy goes viral

Our Region 3

Hibs star donates £40k to charity in memory of starlet David Paul

Health 6

Terminally ill mum praises yoga centre after break-in

News

Celebrating 70 years of the National Health Service

News 1

‘Lifesaving’ ultrasound spotted mum’s cancer while she was pregnant

News
Elise Christie appears dejected after crashing out in the Ladies 500m Short Track Speed Skating Final. Pic David Davies/PA

Euan McGrory: Elise Christie has had a crushing run of bad luck

Opinion
Liz Leckie is planning to take her motorbike around Europe. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Liz Leckie: You can’t crush my spirit, Cancer

Opinion
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle talk to staff at Social Bite, where all the profits are invested in tackling homelessness. Picture: Getty

Robert Aldridge: Edinburgh council may need to stop trying to do so much

Opinion
Big, international organisations such as Oxfam are more like businesses than charities. Picture: Emma Mitchell

Helen Martin: We’ve been naive about charities

Opinion

Helen Martin: Tory-DUP link is like Labour teaming up with Sinn Fein

Opinion 1

Helen Martin: Why cyclists should all be ‘lightmares’

Opinion 1

Lesley Riddoch: ‘Tenants versus trees’ row has echoes of the Highland Clearances

Opinion

Kevin Buckle: Tartan tat poses threat to high-minded plans for Tron

Opinion
Anas Sarwar said more needed to be done to encourage ethnic minorities to enter the teaching profession in Scotland. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland needs more ethnic minority head teachers, says Sarwar

Politics 2

Call to scrap ‘sport tax’ plan amid fears for future of grassroots facilities

Politics 1
Alex Cole-Hamilton (right) celebrates becoming an MSP in 2016 at his office in Corstorphine with Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie, then Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron and former party leader Menzies Campbell. Picture: Greg Macvean

Lib Dems investigated over Holyrood election spending

Politics
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle talk to staff at Social Bite, where all the profits are invested in tackling homelessness. Picture: Getty

Robert Aldridge: Edinburgh council may need to stop trying to do so much

Opinion
Theresa May's Government relies on votes from the DUP. Picture: AFP/Getty

Helen Martin: Tory-DUP link is like Labour teaming up with Sinn Fein

Opinion 1
Medical marijuana on display at a dispensary in Los Angeles, California. Picture: Getty

Calls for British boy to be given medical cannabis licence

News

Paloma Faith reveals she’s a ‘massive fan’ of Nicola Sturgeon

News 4

SNP plan ‘day of action’ to save RBS branches

News

Cycling allocated 10% of Edinburgh’s transport budget

Edinburgh 6

Ruth Davidson ready to defy UK Government on Brexit

Politics 1
Fiona Hyslop has been urged to ensure artists have direct access to the Scottish Government in future.

Artists demand greater say from Scottish Government after Creative Scotland cuts

Entertainment
The Belles Stratagem - Lyceum

Review: The Belle’s Stratagem - Restoration farce is outrageous fun

Entertainment
The Wier at The King's

Award-winning play gets only Scottish dates at King’s

Entertainment

Warnings over toy after girl ends up in Edinburgh hospital

Edinburgh
Network Rail say 2500 staff will be working around the clock to complete the works. Picture: Contributed

Network Rail ‘will work around clock’ to finish £23m upgrades

News
A cyclist in a flourescent jacket can be seen clearly. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Helen Martin: Why cyclists should all be ‘lightmares’

Opinion 1
Edinburgh council leader Adam McVey

Edinburgh council chiefs vow to fight against big pay rises

Politics 6